|Name:||Dr. William H. Jackson|
|Position:||Professor; Department Head|
|Research Interests:||various aspects of gene therapy as a way to treat infectious diseases and those diseases that have a genetic origin; the use of catalytic RNA (ribozymes) as a means of reducing HIV replication in infected cells; the use of retroviruses as delivery vehicles for therapeutic genes into host cells; and retroviral pseudotyping to target specific cells for the delivery of therapeutic genes; use of viral vectors as delivery vehicles of therapeutic genes; use of ribozymes and siRNAs to inhibit replication of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus - 1(HIV-1)|
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